Fund Speaker Grants - The Foundation also funds speakers' grants for
special educational sessions for meetings at the Texas Recreation and Park
Society and other nonprofit parks and recreation related entities.
Holding Cash - The trust function also includes holding cash for parks and
recreation purposes. This includes endowment funds, donations, and earnings.
|Texas Parks & Recreation Foundation
Services We Provide
Al Johnson, Treasurer
Richardson, Texas 75081
Jack O. Ashworth Scholarship - The Foundation offers the Jack
Ashworth Scholarship for collegiate parks and recreation students. The
scholarship is named in honor of Jack O. Ashworth, an outstanding and
dedicated park and recreation professional. He has the distinction of being the
only professional to serve three terms as President of the Texas Recreation and
Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) by phone at 512.267.5550.
transfer of property on a schedule appropriate to their tax or business needs,
while the recipient agency completes its work.
State regulations do not allow the use of government-owned park property as an
in-kind match for park development grants. By holding title to property during the
grant review process, the Foundation makes it possible to utilize the value of the
property and maintain its eligibility for grant assistance.
The Foundation charges $100 per year to cover administrative expenses, and
requires reimbursement for the direct costs of property transfer, insurance,
maintenance, and bookkeeping.